Assistant Project Worker

About The Role
Exciting opportunity for an Assistant Project Worker based in our supported housing service in Eastbourne (some travel to the Newhaven site).

At saha, we are dedicated to providing comprehensive, good quality housing services, support and resettlement for people who are or have recently experienced homelessness and who are in need of support and accommodation.

As an Assistant Project Worker you will need to:

  • Get to know and build the trust of our clients
  • Help clients to live independently
  • Encourage participation in social and leisure programmes
  • Support residents with the practicalities of everyday living

About The Candidate
An Assistant Project Worker will instinctively share saha’s delivery values and behaviours, loving your work, helping people to thrive and always finding a way to be effective.
You will need to:
  • Motivate young people to recognise and unlock their talents to enable them to achieve their full potential.
  • Engage and relate to young people aged 16-25 years.
  • Build trusting, professional relationships and have a high level of resilience.
  • Take an asset-based approach to empowering people to develop their skills, strengths and talents
  • Support clients to sustain their accommodation and manage their license agreement
  • Have good knowledge or experience of working with homeless people, and / or supporting vulnerable people or groups,
  • Have a good idea of the wider community resources and organisations available to support our clients and be comfortable dealing with difficult or complex situations.
  • Apply safeguarding principles and practices which will be at the core of your work
  • You will need to be able to participate in a shift rolling rota system over 7 days

About The Company
We are a Registered Social Landlord and across the UK saha is one of the leading providers of supported housing.

We transform lives by providing accommodation and support for some of the most vulnerable members of society, mainly people with complex needs and people experiencing homelessness.
Our teams work with people to build on their strengths, creating person centred, individualised strategies and plans that transform lives, support recovery, and enable positive behaviour.
We are an equal opportunities employer and encourage applications from all sections of the community.

We are a Disability Confident – Employer.

All vacancies are available for flexible working     
At saha, our workforce is one of our greatest assets and recruiting the right people to our roles means we can deliver the highest quality, most effective services to our residents. 
As an equal opportunities’ employer, saha is committed to the equal treatment of all current and prospective employees and does not condone discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender identity, or marriage and civil partnership.
We invite and welcome applications to apply for saha opportunities without concern of bias or discrimination. 

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